Talking about diversity, inclusion and equity is NOT the same as implementing the potentially long-term, multifaceted actions needed to legitimately address and eliminate inequity and racism in our workplaces and learning environments.
The protests and uprisings triggered by the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police officers has many of my white colleagues and friends shook. They truly were surprised by the amount of outrage, anger and fear that Black and Brown folks carry with us every day from perpetually being treated like second-class citizens … Continue reading 6 Action Steps in Response to Floyd Protests #EquityMatters
The words and phrases used by human resources professionals, social scientists, and culturally competent people can be confusing. It is important to understand them and learn more about these topics.
Economic disparities refer to unfair conditions and systems in our economy. Because of outside forces, members of some groups of people have a harder time achieving financial or career success than people in other groups.
Depending on where you work, you might have privilege(s) that your coworkers do not. Pay attention to how you might use your privilege to make the workplace better for everyone.